THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 24 April 2013
Newsflyer: 24 April, 2013
Historic International Crossing spared Terrorist Attack, Two Historic Bridges lost to Flooding, One Bridge with connection to Inter... Posted on 4/24/13 at 4:03 AM
HEALTHBEAT The financial wallop of surviving a heart attack
Surviving a heart attack comes with a considerable price tag to patients as well as to their employers.
In a new study presented this week at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012... Posted on 11/6/12 at 3:57 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Wild Monkeys
It was my last day at the Wu Dang Shan Tai Chi Academy. I was leaving at four o'clock that afternoon. And the anticipation of my exit provided a new vibe to my remaining hours.
One thing I wanted to ... Posted on 9/22/12 at 7:53 AM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER How to deal with an aggressive dog
We've all been there ... you're walking down the street, minding your own business and here comes a growling dog acting like it may tear you to shreds. What do you do? Here's a story in today's Forum ... Posted on 8/31/10 at 9:30 AM
KILLEEN, Texas — An AWOL infantry soldier caught with weapons and a bomb inside a backpack admitted planning what would have been Fort Hood’s second terrorist attack in less than two years, the Army said Thursday. He might have succeeded at carrying it out, police said, if a gun-store clerk hadn’t alerted them to the man’s suspicious activity.
By Jamie Stengle, The Associated Press
, July 29, 2011
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials of an outdoor leadership school say they preach safety to all those who go on their excursions, including four young students who were mauled by a grizzly during a survival training excursion in the Alaska wilderness.
Wesley Caple lives about a 20-minute drive from the downtown Oslo area hit by Friday’s bombing and even closer to the picturesque Norwegian island where the horrific shooting occurred later the same day.
But Caple, his wife, Hilde, two children and mother in law were vacationing in Duluth when they learned of Norway’s worst act of domestic violence since World War II.
By John Myers, Forum Communications Co.
, July 26, 2011
OSLO, Norway — To Anders Behring Breivik, the Norway explosion and shootings that killed at least 93 people were a “marketing method” for his manifesto, which not only lays out his extreme nationalist philosophy but reveals his attack methods and encourages like-thinkers to do their own mass killing.
By Bjoern Amland, The Associated Press
, July 25, 2011
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Former insurgents who had renounced the Taliban and were in a reintegration program are suspected of taking an assault rifle from a Nepalese guard and opening fire during the anti-Quran-burning riot last week that left seven U.N. workers dead, Afghan officials said Wednesday.
YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's defense minister resigned Thursday amid intense criticism two days after a North Korean artillery attack killed four people on a small island near the Koreas' disputed frontier.
The incident brought drag performer JustNtyme back to his school years.
When a man ripped the wig off his head and yelled a gay slur at him outside a downtown Fargo bar last weekend, the popular female impersonator said it reminded him of being bullied and beaten up while growing up in Fargo.
By Tammy Swift , Forum Communications Co.
, October 30, 2010
North Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Tracy Potter, a Democrat, said he’s “disappointed” with his party’s recent attack ad against Republican Senate contender Gov. John Hoeven.
Potter, a state senator from Bismarck, is the only declared Democratic candidate so far in the U.S. Senate race, and during his announcement, Potter said he wanted to “raise the level of civility in politics.”
He said the Democrats’ first ad of the campaign is inconsistent with his pledge, although its claims are accurate.
By Kristen M. Daum, Forum Communications Co.
, February 17, 2010
A grim-faced President Barack Obama declared Tuesday there was a deep failure of national intelligence in the botched Christmas Day airliner terror attack over Detroit, telling the nation the government had enough information to thwart potential disaster but could not “connect those dots.”
Speaking after a blunt meeting with his security team, Obama said there had been even more “red flags” than had already been acknowledged: that an al-Qaida affiliate in the Arabian Peninsula planned to strike the United States and that it was working with the man who ended up accused of trying to blow up a plane with nearly 300 passengers and crew aboard.
By Ben Feller, The Associated Press
, January 06, 2010
The U.S. system for checking suspicious travelers and airport security came under new scrutiny Sunday after an alleged terrorist bent on destroying a jetliner was thwarted only by a malfunctioning detonator and some quick-thinking passengers.
By Calvin Woodward and Pamela Hess, The Associated Press
, December 28, 2009
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